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Old 03-03-2011, 11:36 AM   #11
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Just a quick one, how r u calculating this? 30x what? Cuz I have a 174l tank and times that by 30 and u get 5200, that don't sound right????
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Old 03-03-2011, 11:41 AM   #12
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Btw I'm using a 3000l/h and a 900l/h in a corner tank, I'm thinking about getting rid of the 900 and getting a 2000, will that be to much?
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Old 03-03-2011, 11:56 AM   #13
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What they are saying is total water movement. So let's say you have two 1300 powerheads and a 300gph overflow then a return pump at so many gph. Then whatever else you have ie protein skimmer. For my 60gal I am planning on getting 2 800gph and if I want to have corals I will bump it up to 1300gph. It all depends on what is going in the tank. FOWLR you don't need As much as a reef tank
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:41 PM   #14
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Of I were u I would go to amazon And get the hydro. They run about 20-40 way cheaper then at a lfs
I found these on eBay for 2 for 40
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:45 PM   #15
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What they are saying is total water movement. So let's say you have two 1300 powerheads and a 300gph overflow then a return pump at so many gph. Then whatever else you have ie protein skimmer. For my 60gal I am planning on getting 2 800gph and if I want to have corals I will bump it up to 1300gph. It all depends on what is going in the tank. FOWLR you don't need As much as a reef tank
I have a sump with a hang on coralife 90 skimmer. Don't know the gph on my sump pump. I've done FOWLR for a while so didn't worry much about any of that stuff. Now it's a reef tank and I want to do it right but I'm new to all this.
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you wouldn't count the protein skimmer pump as part of your flow in the tank. only components that move water in the DT.
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